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AASU to Host First International Week

Savannah, GA– Armstrong Atlantic State University will host its first International Week from April 1-5, featuring international speakers, an artist/cultural gallery exhibition, international student engagements at local schools, and an international evening of food and music. The events are free or require a minimal fee and are open to the public. For more information about International Week, visit www.intl.armstrong.edu/iwposter.

The Georgia House of Representatives passed a resolution commending Armstrong Atlantic for its fine international education programs and conveyed their congratulations and best wishes for its first ever International Week. The resolution said the accomplishments of the university "reflect the special leadership and direction of James Anderson and contribute substantially to Savannah's wonderful reputation as a truly international city that welcomes diversity."

The events are sponsored by AASU's Office of International Education (OIE) and the International Student Organization. OIE organizes study abroad and exchange programs in more than sixty countries in coordination with the University System of Georgia. Armstrong Atlantic has an international student population of 225 representing sixty-five countries. For questions and ticket information, call 912.921.5671. Visit OIE online at www.intl.armstrong.edu.

Calendar for International Week

Monday, April 1
11:00 a.m. to noon
University Hall 156
Dr. Cathie Carmichael, Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University, London
Lecture : "Muslim Minorities in Europe"

Monday, April 1
Faculty Dining Room
Reception for Cultural Art/Display

Monday, April 1
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Gamble 101
Graduate Student Forum: John F. Kennedy & Latin America

Wednesday, April 3
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
International Festival: Food Tasting and Tripoli Trinidad Steel Band
Sponsored by CUB

Wednesday, April 3
8:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Auditorium
Indian Classical Dance Night

Thursday, April 4
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
University Hall 156
Susan Leisure, Assistant Director of the Office of Internaitonal Education, University System of Georgia
Lecture: "The International Feminization of AIDS"

Friday, April 5
7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
MCC Cafeteria
Celebrating Hispanic Culture: Latin Dinner & Dancing
Limited number of tickets available

March 12, 2002


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